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Re: Common pool of examples and validation

From: Ben 'Cerbera' Millard <cerbera@projectcerbera.com>
Date: Sat, 16 Jun 2007 22:40:39 +0100
Message-ID: <01f701c7b05e$fd29d4e0$0201a8c0@ben9xr3up2lv7v>
To: "Henri Sivonen" <hsivonen@iki.fi>
Cc: "HTMLWG" <public-html@w3.org>

On Wednesday, June 13, 2007, Henri Sivonen wrote:
> Yeah, LF, CRLF or CR would work.

Cool.

On Wednesday, June 13, 2007, Henri Sivonen wrote:
> I'm pretty sure a document cannot conform to both HTML4 and HTML5 at  the 
> same time due to different doctype requirements.

To the letter of the spec, that is true. [1] But maybe it will change [2].

Are conforming HTML4 documents legitimate test cases? I do, because HTML5 
rules will be applied to them [3]. Would indicating HTML4 conformance be a 
useful feature of the "conforming.txt" format, even though this prevents 
perfect HTML5 conformance in these documents?

[1] 
<http://www.whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-work/multipage/section-writing.html#the-doctype>
[2] <http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html/2007Jun/0318.html>
[3] 
<http://www.whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-work/multipage/section-conformance.html#interactive> 
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